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Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con May 2016 – Tamashii Nations / Bandai UK Booth Images

by Grant Whiteon June 1, 2016
Bandai have become a recurring staple of MCM London, with toy collectors like myself serviced by the existing UK branch offering collector items from the ever popular Power Rangers in addition to Banpresto while Tamashii Nations offer a range of figurines and accessories from their namesake in Japan. Although previously we’d seen a push for […]
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MCM Comic Con Continues EU Expansion In 2016 With Hannover And Brussels Events

by Grant Whiteon January 27, 2016
With their London event standing as the world’s current third largest comic convention and similar events being held across the UK, MCM have announced their continued expansion into continental Europe with two new events. Already hosting events in Stockholm and Malmo, MCM Hannover Comic Con will be hosted 4th-5th June at Hannover Messe and MCM […]

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Brand New Series “LEGO Nexo Knights” Coming To Cartoon Network UK This February

by Grant Whiteon January 13, 2016
Following on from successful airings of LEGO TV series including Hero Factory, Ninjago and Mixels plus specials focusing on licensed characters including Star Wars and Justice League, Cartoon Network UK will continue their partnership with the toy company by premiering brand new series LEGO Nexo Knights on Monday 1st February at 6pm. New episodes will […]
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Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con October 2015 – Tamashii Nations UK Booth Images

by Grant Whiteon October 28, 2015
Having long been a fixture of American conventions, Bandai’s Tamashii Nations returned once again to MCM London Comic Con as part of their recent move in to the UK market. Tamashii Nations is a name that will be familiar to those who import Bandai’s various collector aimed toylines such as S.H. Figuarts and Metal Build, […]

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Cartoon Network UK Mixes It Up With ‘Mixels Rush’ App Game

by Grant Whiteon May 21, 2015
Cartoon Network UK have announced the launch of new game ‘Mixels Rush’. A joint development between Cartoon Network and the LEGO Group, Mixels focuses on various tribes of crazy creatures who can use their special ability to combine together into powerful new forms. The game, available on iOS, Android and Amazon devices, sees players guide […]
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PR: MCM Enjoys Record-Breaking 2014 — UK & EU Expansion on 2015 Agenda

by Grant Whiteon December 3, 2014
MCM Enjoys Record-Breaking 2014 — UK & EU Expansion on 2015 Agenda Three brand new shows, record-breaking attendance figures and a first foray into mainland Europe; 2014 has proved to be a milestone year for MCM Expo Group; unquestionably the most successful to date. Overall, 401,000 visitors came to MCM events throughout 2014, compared to […]

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Hasbro and DreamWorks Call Off Merger Talks; DreamWorks Stock Drops

by Ed Liuon November 18, 2014
Hasbro has called off talks to acquire DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc., leading to a 14% drop in share price for DreamWorks (eliminating any gains in price made after reports of the merger talks first surfaced). A number of reasons are being cited by news sources, including a negative response from Hasbro shareholders, an insurmountable gap […]
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Toys ‘R’ Us to Offer All-New Assortment of “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” Toys

by Ed Liuon October 3, 2014
TOYS“R”US® BECOMES THE TRAINING ZONE FOR TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES EXCITEMENT Toys“R”Us Stores Nationwide Offer an All-New Assortment of Toys Based on Kid-Favorite Nickelodeon TV Series, an Interactive ‘Turtles in Training’ Sweepstakes and More Toys“R”Us to Host October 9 Meet and Greet at Flagship Store in New York with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Voice Actors […]

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Mondo Bringing Toys To Comic Con

by Alex Beanon July 21, 2014
Mondo is generally known for its geek apparel and posters – especially its dedication to film and television minutiae such as its t-shirt line based on the carpet patterns from the film, “The Shining”. But now the company will be expanding to toy lines and will be bringing its wares to this year’s annual convention […]
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Peppa Pig Gobbles Up Russia And Ukraine

by Alex Beanon June 25, 2014
Popular British children’s animation series “Peppa Pig” is already shown on television stations in both Russia and Ukraine but both countries are set to be invaded by Peppa Pig merchandise as the E1 Studio responsible for producing it will expand their licensing agreement that will have plush toys, wooden toys and bath toys coming to […]